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on traditional liberal arts education. . >> woodruff: ray suarez looks into china's current crackdown on the internet and on its own news media, which is drawing protests. >> ifill: and we remember pulitzer prize-winning journalist richard ben cramer, whose work spanned presidential politics and the lives of superstar athletes. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: saving for the heart. you'll be able to get close to iconic landmarks. to cultural places. it's a feeling that you can only get. these are journeys that change your perspective on the world viking river cruises, explore the world >> bnsf railway. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank y. >> woodruff: the renewed concern over mass shootings
education these days is the recent explosion of free online courses. universities are grappling with their impact on teaching and liberal arts education. newshour corresondent spencer michels has our story. >> mark this with d and in a valueive the term you mark with e. >> reporter: tracy lippincott, who works in a san francisco bar, is taking a college course in her apartment, online, on how to reason and argue. the teacher is walter sinnott- armstrong, professor of ethics at duke university in north carolina, and the class is free. >> so how do you learn the technique? the answer is very simple. you practice, and then you practice again, and then you practice and practice and practice and practice. this class has these really short little lectures, which is great because you can kind of watch one, and then think about it and react, and then you don't have to watch another whole hour like you would in class. >> reporter: "think again" is a class presented by a one-year- old for-profit startup called coursera, currently the nation's largest provider of free online courses. 170,0
of education executive order. roosevelt interned japanese americans. so, there's a lot of -- reagan by the way, banned abortions in military hospitals. executive order. so a lot of big policies have started out as executive orders, but overruling the second amendment, it's a tough concept. >> he can't say i ban -- do a new assault weapons ban or something like that? >> he can't do that. he has power of the executive branch. and he can, i can come up with ways that he can do it. he could ban the military from participating in sporting events with the nra where these assault rifles are used. he could ban funding of certain programs. there are ways he can work around the edges of gun control, but i cannot see how he would ban weapons outright. >> first of all, reality check. an executive order cannot supersede the constitution. so everyone just chill out. we have a lot of record as paul just said, of executive orders being done -- w. had 291 executive orders. again, reality check. in terms of what the president could do, in some ways, it's consistent with what the nra calls for. three things the
to be stress relief. >> reporter: experts say more education is needed to help young women make wise choices about whether they should drink alcohol and how much. rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. >>> and we're back in a moment with the night the luck o' the irish ran out. ♪ chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> we learned overnight one of the great nonfiction writers of our times, richard ben cramer, has died. if you were a young journalist in this country wanting to know how best to cover politics, campaigns and politicians, richard cramer's book "what it takes" it all it took. it chronicled the 1988 campaign as it focused on bush 41, on bush 41, dukakis, biden and all the educated at johns hopkins and columbia. richard ben cramer died of lung cancer at the age of 62. >>> well, you know how they say roll tide. the tide certainly rolled right over notre dame last night as alabama owned the bcs college championship game. from the get-go there were sad irish eyes all over this today. a 42-14 thumping for the
advocating education for pakistani girls. the 15-year-old now an international symbol of courage. an amazing story of recovery there. >>> his term in the house is over but barney frank could be back on capitol hill. the lawmaker told msnbc he asked to be appointed as a temporary senator if john kerry becomes secretary of state. frank says he wants to be a part of the looming battle over the debt ceiling but says he has no interest in running for the position permanently. >>> let's see if you can spot the difference between the two photos. one of the photos released by nancy pelosi's office and the other shows who is standing on the capitol hill. it is obvious that four congress women have been photo shopped into the picture. pelosi asked if she considered it an accurate historical record today. >> it is active of who the democratic women of congress are and it was freezing cold and our members had been waiting a long time for everyone to arrive and had to get back into the building to greet constituents and family members. it wasn't like we had the rest of the day to stand there. >> it defin
enough on services. when it comes to education, they are in some cases, spending less money and across hispanic, white and black pop liaghz they are out performing california and out performing the national average. >> neil: bottom line. >> they are getting better results. >> neil: thank you very much. >> something tells me the folks over at boeing are not getting much sleep because that dream liner, it's a nightmare. r inves? tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 schwab bank was built with all e value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit ches with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage your cash and investments tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with schwab's mobile app. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 no wonder schwab bank has grown to over 70 billion in assets. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 so if you're looking for a bank that's in your corner, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 not just on the corner... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 call, click or visit to start banking with schwab bank today. tdd#: 1-800
our beaches. the department of education has worked night and day to give schools -- to get schools reopened as quickly as possible, and where not possible, to get them restored by the next school year, while maintaining our commitment to full 180-day school year of education for all of new jersey's children. executive order one of the seven says when interest payments, they are not compromised by excessive deductibles, and will ensure citizens maximize their reimbursements from companies. while there are dozens of other examples of the never quit attitude of this administration and our citizens, there is none better than the merkel of route 45 in manalocee. the bridge had been completely washed away. i stood at the spot where the atlantic ocean flow into the bay, and once carried thousands of cars of days to vacationers down the shore. within days, the commissioner, the department of transportation, and our private sector partners and had a temporary road built to allow mercy vehicles onto the island. now nearly 10 weeks after the storm, you see a permanent route 35 already been re
bonus of an extracurricular education in the arts. chris arrived with his stack of lps, many courtesy of his step dad, bob. the chronicle music critic at the time. austin contributed his eclectic theater and comedy recordings and, well, himself. those of you that know austin know that nothing more need be said. balancing that urbane cultural scene chris invited me to visit his grandfather, where we got to do gold panning from the virgin load of dirt. it was lesson in history from the stevens family. i will never forget what a great experience it was to live with those two guys. moving on to his study habits, everyone knew how brilliant he was, an enlightened manner. he was truly the smartest man in the room but never comported himself that way. he was confident and outgoing. never arrogant. always self-effacing, quick with a laugh or grin. always looking for ways to learn something from everyone else around him. he was no surprise considering chris came from such good stock. chris studied western civilizations and immerses himselfs in cultures and languages and took multiple trips to
tax cuts and fighting with the teachers union over tenure, pay and education reforms, but he now preaches reconciliation in his address tuesday afternoon. and jon, he did that, but he never once compromised a single value. he fought the unions. he won. he got the unions coming to him to reform schools. and he's fought budget battles, and he's won. he's won them on his terms, but he doesn't vilify the democrats. he works with them. and this is -- again, for some reason, for some reason in washington, d.c., and with certain members of the conservative entertainment complex that follow washington, d.c., actually working with the other side and winning is seen as a political sin. >> yeah. the one nuance i'd add to that is from the bleachers is it reflects of ideological warfare is the problem. politics is about ideas. it should be. fights over education, fights over taxes are important. it's just the fact when you invest everything in your eye delogical position and decline to recognize that the nature of a republic is to give mutual concessions of opinion or we're not going to make
as to why we had the '95/'96 government strike. it's the same things. it's about education. it's about medicare. it's about the environment. you talked about going on vacation and coming back and hearing the same thing. we're talking about the same thing from '95 as we are today. we haven't really decided yet what type of country we want to be and how we want to spend the money in order to get there. we spend a great deal of money on education. we probably spend more money per student than any other industrialized nations. yet when you look at the collective global testing, we're somewhere in the middle of the pack. so the conversation we need to be having isn't just about how much money or how are we spending that money, and is this moving us towards the type of country we want to be? >> that's much too complicated. i'm just kidding. >> this is the point. this is the debate. there has to be a debate. we're going to debate how we spend our money. we're now talking about when we have the debates. we should be having it in the traditional manner in which the governments operate. if we do
: coming up next, an outrageous education that legal gun owners are like convicted sex offenders and should register. >> now al gore and we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lin grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. >>. >> bill: it's hard to believe but the former public advocate of new york city mark green compare americans that legally own guns to sex offenders. >> if we have a megyn's law because i think everyone might agree if you are convicted child molester a neighbor might want to know that because in your home safe but maybe they can hurt someone else. there is a spillover effect. same thing with guns. >> bill: here now to react, our cor
system, issues of mental health and education are part of this problem and need to be addressed as part of the effort that biden has taken. >> some supporters of the second amendment it's about freedom and gun control is not the answer. >> bad guys aren't stupid. they are just bad. they are going to figure out a way, they will figure out a way to get a firearm. >> weapons can be used to are protection. in georgia on friday, a mother at home with her twins, fired her revolver when an ex-convict broke in. he is worried about overreaching. >> i think you need to put everything on the table but what i hear from the administration that is way in extreme of what i think is necessary or what should be talked about. >> an associated press analysis showing there was a huge increase for gun sales and permits a at the end of 2012. in colorado following the aurora movie shooting and after sandy hook school shooting there was less interest in buying guns. other democrats say the time to act is now. >> the public will not allow the new normal for mass shootings every month. >> but top republican says
paradigm. not the typical people becoming dependent but suburban college educated mothers wanting free healthcare and birth control. that is hard to stop >> dana: when you were in germany filming the movies in the 1990s. >> bob: you did? >> dana: it's embarrassing. >> greg: to pay for gender reassignment surgery. >> dana: you said you notice that europe had gone from providing emergency safety net to people to comfortable nest and they can't affect it. starting to affect them. >> greg: i didn't listen to anything you said. >> dana: why? thinking about the movies? >> greg: she is wearing a blue dress so her head is floating in space there. goes her hands. >> dana: wardrobe! >> greg: i disagree with eric. bob as a former addict you can recognize people who are barreling toward addiction. andrea is saying europe as yun keys, governmentune keys look at america as here comes another one hooked on the government syringe. can i say this? i lost my pen. we save europe from nazis and soviet and restored their economy through the marshall pan. we carried the carry -- throughe martial plan. we ca
education aid they can get? if they don't know where the pupils are and the pupils are not there and they are >> anthony, are you a libertarian guy. it is in the school. >> it is just in the school. it is nt r -- it is not like they are tracking him around the neighborhood. they have these things called truant officers. this is just a high-tech version of that. i don't see a problem with it. if i had that in my day perhaps i would have graduated high school and had a job my parents would have been proud of. jay we went -- >> we went from truant officers to marks to -- narks to chips. >> did you graduate? >> i am a high school dropout. >> that's incredible. you may be the only one i know. and you probably make like seven, eight figures? >> it is crazy the amount of money i make. >> anthony, you said something interesting. >> well thank you. >> you said they will only track the students on campus. have i two questions. one, how do we know that's true? who is keeping them honest on that? and where is the database collecting the information on where these kids are? and
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've been gutting the mental health system. we had a terrible lack of education. there's no reason why we can't have more firearm awareness in schools. and security officers. but the thing of it is we can pass legislation for laws that prohibit gun sales and weaponry which relatively easy but the other three are going to take a lot of money. that's where the rubber meets the road if you will. i just don't see our legislatures being brave enough to do any of that. >> peter: that's a good point david. that's the tricky thing with all of this. there is not a one-size-fits-all solution that everybody can agree on. there are a lot of layers to this. you've got the mental health, the education and the actual control on not only guns but the ammunition. >> bill: i saw a guy yesterday at legislative in connecticut saying we can't ban sales on multiple ammunition because that would interfere with people's second amendment rights. that's baloney. b.s. the constitution was written when people have single shot muskets. i'm for allowing a single shot musket in every home in america. >> peter: what's y
a meeting. the education secretary arne duncan is going to meet with parent and teacher groups, but the vice-president is devoting his time to the gun issue and i guess secondarily to the video game and movie issue. now, i mean, is this going to be a gun -- a gun bill, chris? or is this going to be something that really, truly looks at the comprehensive universe of something how newtown happened and try to address it. >> when people in washington hear phrases like committee, report, blue ribbon commission, they know that that usually means this is something that's never going to happen. they know that this usually means he when you talk about big comprehensive things, we're going to answer everything and address everything, that's not how things generally happen. that's generally what politician does when they want to table an issue until public anxiety or public outrage dies down. that's the way it goes. now, the president said this is not so, that he really is going to address all of this, including gun control, which has been something that democrats, liberals have wanted for so long and
™. hamburger helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. >> steve: tomorrow on our big show, general stanley mccrystal is out. he tells his side of the story on why he quit. you'll see it here on the "fox & friends" show. >> brian: i just realized i got to finish the book. it's somewhere on the couch. >> gretchen: michelle malkin. have a fantastic day. >> brian: stay within yourself. here we go. want to start with a fox news alert. there is a new plea for help from the family of a former fbi agent van fishing in iran five years ago. robert levinson disin 2007. family is releasing disturbing new pictures sent from whomever is holding him, we believe. there is a "america's newsroom." i'm bill hemmer. good morning, martha. martha: good to see you. i'm martha maccallum. intelligence officials believe iran is holding him as a bargaining chip essentially, something tehran vehemently denies at this point. the new pictures show a haggard levinson than in ea
like shutting down the department of education, the department of labor, the epa. we could say it in a better way. most black folks work at the epa. if we say we're going to shut them down, who is going to vote for us? guest: that is a good point. i always say the enemy of good government is 30 seconds, because all politicians get is 30 seconds, and the lesson we have learned is when you have a candidate that can deliver a clear conservative message, they wind. marco rubio wins. but jeff -- jeff blake won in arizona. everyone, regardless of race or religion has the opportunity to succeed, and america offers better opportunities -- offers that opportunity. i do not think republicans have been inspiring in their message. there are younger senators, governors, house members than very good and a relative basis and to live in that message. -- in delivering that message. tim scott is one of the most aspiring politicians i have encountered in many years marco rubio has the ability to communicate a message better than anyone that has come along in recent years. they are good examples,
're going it the right way and secondly to educate the american people. this is something you have to look into, but you can never get an answer out of the white house and you can never get an answer out of the administration. i mean, eric holder probably ought to be called. and panetta was in the white house that afternoon, he should be called. the cia has never testified publicly, so, maybe that's something we ought to do and that's why i think the only way we're going to get to the bottom of it. >> megyn: a select committee. >> is a select committee similar it iran-contra. >> megyn: when i say bombing people, the selected terrorists not the tunisian and libya-- the argument is you can't drop drones on libya, that's going to cause different problems that we don't need, but is there a -- is there a message? because theeson posits and we like him comes on the show a lot and interesting commentary, he posits that we're showing weakness not having arrested any terrorists, not killed any terrorists, not having any justice to show four months after the fact. >> we are showing weakness and we c
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in response to gun violence. >>> the pakistani education crusader shot in the head by the taliban is now out of a british hospital. she was released yesterday. the teen will continue undergoing rehabilitation in the u.k. >>> google's ceo is visiting an unlikely place, north korea, a place that keeps a welded lid on technology information. bill richardson has been there several times. it's being called a private humanitarian visit, and it's not on behalf of the obama administration. sources say governor richardson could try to negotiate the release of an american prisoner who was captured there last month. >>> all right, the fiscal cliff, hill, slope, time bomb, whatever you want to call it, aren't you glad to be over the metaphor madness about what this thing is? >> kick the can down the road. >> it's just kicking the can down the road. >> kicking the can. >> we are done with kicking this can down the road. >> oh, yeah. the fiscal cliff turned into a can. too bad those metaphors aren't gone with the fiscal cliff. that's next. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa aut
for the g.i. bill so today's heroes can get their education too. having chaired my advisory board he knows that our intelligence collect, analyze and depend on good intelligence and chuck recognizes that american leadership is indispensable in a dangerous world. i saw this in our travels together across the middle east. he understands that america stands strongest when we stand with allies and with friends. as a successful businessman, he also knows that even as we make tough fiscal choices, we have to do so wisely, guided by our strategy and keep the military the strongest fighting force the world has ever known. maybe most importantly, chuck knows that war is not an abstraction. he knows that sending young americans to fight and bleed in the dirt and mud, that's something we only do when it's absolutely necessary. my frame of reference, he has said, is geared towards the guy at the bottom who is doing the fighting and the dying. chuck, our troops will always know, just like sergeant hagel was there for his own brother, secretary hagel will be there for you. finally, chuck represents the
they say publicly? >> it's a big deal. what this will do, it will change the education of their officers and their noncommissioned officers, and the training itself to focus on counter insurgency, which is a different form of warfare and it needs a skegs set o special set of skill sets. jenna: what kind of role will we play potentially in that? will we be part of the training or making recommendations, or is this something that is really internal for their country? >> we have had quite an impact on this already. we have provided them manuals, we have brought people over, bonafide experts in this. they'll do the training themselves. we are also hoping that we have a major problem with pakistan as we have talked about before on this show, and that is, is that there are safe-havens as you mentioned inside of pakistan where the afghanistan taliban harbor, and the pakistanis are protecting them. we are hoping to make some progress with those safe havens as well. jenna: one of the reasons why that's so underlined if you will is because pakistan has nuclear weapons. no one really knows for sure
the schools. the september says this program is temporary, according to the national center for education statistics even before sandy hook, one-third of all the u.s. schools had an armed security officer on-duty. as this debate rages so do gun sales. manufacturers say they can't make guns fast enough. they are flying off the shelf, customers are fearful that there will be wide-spread restrictions or possibly some type of a ban and they want to buy a gun while they feel they still can. bill. bill: a lot there, david lee, thank you so much. david lee miller here in new york. one tabgts on gun sales the f.b.i. does not actually track the purchase of a gun but background checks have been on a steady upward trend since the year 2000. more than 16.8 million background checks performed for the first 11 months of 2012. that's 2% higher -rpb the previous year's total of 16 and a half million. martha: meanwhile on that same note we are just learning compelling new details about what happened in the mass shooting at the movie theater in aurora, colorado. it is coming out in the preliminary hearing
today's returning heroes can get their education, too. having co-chaired by intelligence advisory board he knows our armed forces collect, analyze, depend on good intelligence. chuck recognizes that american leadership is indispensable in a dangerous world. i saw this in our travel across the middle east. he understands that america stands strongest when we stand with allies and with friends. as a successful businessman, he also knows even as we make tough fiscal choices we have to do so wisely, guided by our strategy and keep our military the strongest fighting force the world has ever known. maybe most importantly, chuck knows that war is not a distraction. he understands that sending young americans to fight, bleed in the dirt, and mud, that's something we only do when it's absolutely necessary. my frame of reference, he has said, is geared towards the guy at the bottom, who is doing the fighting and the dying. with chuck, our troops will always know, just like sergeant hagel was there for his own brother, secretary hagel will be there for you. finally, chuck represents the bipartisa
suspected looking at it from afar, he's an icon, is how much he deeply cares about education. and really understands the issues. people have their own views. but like my conversations, he thinks teachers are it. teachers, he's like, this technology is nice. we can help. the tools are nice. the data's nice. but at the end of the day, it's about having a great teacher. that's what's moving the dial. and that's what he cares about. >>> one of my favorite movies of the year is "argo" up for five golden globes this sunday, including best director for ben affleck. it's a true story based on cia agent tony mendez, who hatched a plot to free six americans during the iran hostage crisis, by having them pretend their a film crew. >> what was the last movie you produced? >> "high and dry." >> who paid for that? what's your middle name? >> leon. >> shoot him. he's an american spy. look, they're going to try to break you. trying to get you agitated. you have to know your resume back-to-front. >> you believe your story is going to make a difference when there's a gun to our heads? >> i think my story'
that. the education has gone higher. the economic situation is building every day. host: let me get your take on this week from one of our viewers. -- this week from one of our viewers. what is your take on karzai and his government? caller: people think that karzai is not a great president. but i also have my personal view on that. i do not know him personally. he is now my brother or anything, but he has done so much for the afghan country and for the afghans. many people cannot see the truth. afghanistan is not an easy country to deal with. the afghans, they were raised wild card they have been in the war not just for 35 years. afghanistan has been at war for centuries. it is really hard for one person to control the whole country in 10 years. he has done so much. people are trying to close their eyes from reality. i would say that i am strongly against those people. karzai has done so much for the people and so much for his country. i really admire his administration -- maybe not his administration, but his personal thoughts and his strong work for the country and the afghans. t
paycheck, some will go to your 401(k). some to an ira, maybe some saving for your kids' education that. is way more important than keeping a line item budget on all your minor expenditures. >> steve: this has been interesting because it flies in the face of what a lot of financial people say. >> they don't like me very much because i say the advice doesn't work. let's focus on what works. not what sounds good. >> brian: what about discipline? aren't you a product of discipline? >> that's important. no doubt. but i know i have limited willpower, like we all do. so i want to use systems to take over my limited discipline when i'm not strong enough. >> steve: the message i have heard here is he's going to buy us a latte [ laughter ] good news for steve milk. >> steve: thank you very much. >> thank you. >> brian: a man that can retire but doesn't want to. i like that. >> steve: plus he should be at least 30 before he retires. >> brian: why are you talking to me in front of him. >> steve: sorry. straight ahead, somebody else, you got so wasted on a flight, he had to be taped to his seat. ne
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